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Sesto Canto

Via Sant'oliva 26, 90144 Palermo, Sicily, Italy (Politeama)
+39 091 324543
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Ranked #10 of 1,107 Restaurants in Palermo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $34 - $54
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Fusion
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Politeama
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Politeama
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English first
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Excellent meal. +/- 100 Euro for 2 people (including a good bottle of wine and some grappa's). But: more than worth it. And the chef was not there, it was the sous-chef: a young lady. Super done. And we talked the whole evening with her father, the host. Splendid evening.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

When we were there, the chef was on holiday. But the sous-chef, the owners daughter, did a wonderful job. I had a pasta with a tomatosause, eggplant and cacciovallo cheese to start. Then I had a tuna steak with nuts. Both courses were brilliant. The service was excellent and kinda funny.

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Brussels, Belgium
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Great jazzy atmosphere, very friendly staff and perfect food. A must in Palermo. Portions are large, and starters as well as prosecco were offered by the chef. The bill was surprisingly light compared to the overal food & service. Definitely a place to visit when you are in Palermo. Do not expect a large sign indicating the restaurant, the entrance... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This cosy but stylish restaurant is a must try if you are in palermo. The decor is jazz inspired with jazz and classic music playing in the background. Staff are attentive but never overbearing. You get an aperitif and small dish to start for free which is a lovely surprise. I had the sirloin capraccio with two patties of melted... More

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Rome, Italy
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The restaurant is not very big, but we don't like the huge restaurants. The place has many photos of jazz performer on the wall and the music is rigorously jazz that provides a nice atmosphere. The owner is very kind and explains all the dishes and food. There were some food out of the menu that we decided to take.... More

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denver
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83 reviews 83 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

A quiet authentic place near our hotel. Not far from the main shopping district. Greeted and seated by owner. A very cozy and charming experience. The proseco was a nice treat and the entre's were so very fresh and some of the best in Palermo. Very reasonable.

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Palermo, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

I think this is one of best restaurant we have in Palermo ( i'm from Palermo ) if you are tourist and i want try sicilian food ... You have to try this restaurant ... The food is amazing ... Great fish ..... You can t leave Palermo without to know this place .... Sorry i forget The sweet are... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Since we had seen that this restaurant was highly rated here on Tripadvisor (no 10 of 1000 restos in Palermo) our expectations were in line with that. To our disappointment though, the food was neither that special or tasty. Some dishes were almost cold when served. Such a pity.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

Such good food and great service from the waitress and owners. They made us feel like we were guests in their living room. We went their twice during our one-week-stay in Palermo in July. Traditional Sicilian food, lots of fish/seafood, made with love. Complimentary sparkling wine and small bites of appetizers at arrival. I would definitely go back!

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São Paulo
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

My wife and I got there a little late, but Gabriel (the owner) was very welcoming and we never felt hurried so they could close the place. Gabriel took the time to explain to us how some of the dishes were prepared, which was helpful in deciding - not an easy task considering the many tempting options! Marinated fish as... More

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